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Community Health Survey 2006

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General Physical and Mental Health
Self-reported health status
Number of poor physical health days
Frequent mental distress
Serious psychological distress

History of depression
First diagnosis of depression

Weight, Exercise, Nutrition
Overweight and obesity
Physical activity level

Access to Health Care
Health insurance type
Personal doctor
Saw personal doctor in past year
Could not get medical care due to cost
Did not fill prescription due to cost
Did not get needed mental health care
Blood Pressure
Blood pressure screening
High blood pressure ever
Blood pressure medication ever
Current blood pressure medication

Cancer Screening
Colon cancer screening (colonoscopy)
Breast cancer screening (mammography)
Cervical cancer screening (Pap test)

Cigarette Smoking and Alcohol
Smoking status
Heavy smoking
Place of cigarette purchase
Quit attempts
Second-hand smoke at home
Age began smoking

Domestic Violence
Fear of intimate partner
Injured by intimate partner
HIV Testing in the Past Year
HIV test in the past year
HIV test recommended

Sexual Behavior and Orientation
Sexual identity
Number of sex partners
Men who had sex with men
Women who had sex with women
Condom use at last sex
Emergency contraception

Asthma ever
Current asthma
Emergency department visits due to asthma

Diabetes ever

Influenza (flu) vaccination
Pneumonia vaccination

The Community Health Survey (CHS) includes self-reported data from adults, years 18 and older.
CHS has included adults with landline phones since 2002 and, starting in 2009, also has included adults who can be reached by cell-phone.
Starting in 2011, CHS weighting methods were updated to use Census 2010 and additional demographic characteristics (methodology report [PDF]).

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†Adjusted to the year 2000 U.S. Standard Population

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